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the next pope. in italian he underlined the difficulty of making important decisions. do we want to follow the i or god, he asked. the individual interest is that which is really good. from street level the pope was a mere white spec and a voice. >> we came to see the pope because we know since he is leaving this will be his last, one of his last public appearances, so we felt we should be here to witness it. >> we knew that sunday would be an opportune time, one of the few last times to see him as pope. >> the expectation is that there will be a new pope in time for easter, the busiest and most important week in the church calendar. but that assumes that the conclave will be short and sweet. high on the list of priorities will be cleaning up the church administration according to vatican watcher marco tosatti. >> i think it will be high time for a pope who comes and says now listen, for a couple of years don't
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invite me any where. i will stay here and i will try to rebuild the general organization of the church. >> a manager. >> for a manager, for a manager. >> benedict's successor will need to make his mark by bringing order to the religious version of corporate chaos. allen pizzey cbs news rome. >> jeff: we are joined now by "washington post" reporter jason horowitz who has been following the politics of the vatican. jason, allen called this a sort of corporate chaos. in your estimation what kind of shape is the vatican in right now? >> well with the vatican we're talking about a 2,000-year-old institution. and it operates literally behind closed walls. so the power games that you see in any institution are much more fierce there because there's no turn over. people have been plotting and looking for power for a very long time. so in benedict you will someone who at the end of his papasee tried to introduce some reforms that would perhaps create some more transparency and root out some of what some called corruption there.
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he appointed one archbishop a fellow named to do this. and he took the mission to heart and actually sought out what he called corruption. and instead he faced entrenched opposition and was actually essentially exiled to the united states where he is now the ambassador here. >> jeff: so if benedict had such difficulties what kind of difference can the next pope make? >> there's no obvious reform candidate. it's not like these people are campaigningment but there's nobody going out there and saying we need to fix the rome bureaucracy. what they are talking about are the big picture things. they're talking about how to appeal more to new believers in the southern hemisphere how to stop the loss of believers in the united states and europe. but benedict seemed to think that actually those things are not unrelated. that you need to actually clean up rome to set a good example if you are actually going to find new believers and keep old believers in the new and old world. >> jeff: jason horowitz thank you.
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olympic runner oscar pistorius is due back in a south african court on tuesday for a bail application hearing. he was charged thursday with murdering his girlfriend. and today we learn more about the case police are building against him. here's kelly cobiella. >> lawyers for oscar pistorius met with him for a second day at the pretoria police station where he's being held while details of what happened at the track star's home last thursday began to emerge. cbs news has learned police believe reeva stien camp slept in the same bed as pistorius and was in her nightgown in the bedroom when she was first shot. she ran to the bathroom and locked herself inside where she was shot in the head hand and arm. pistorius reportedly broke through the bathroom door and carried his dying girlfriend down the stairs when his sister aimee arrived pistorius was trying to reviv stien camp. he reportedly told his sister he thought its girlfriend was a burglar. she has given a sworn
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statement to police. his father henke historuous told a reporter for britain's newspaper that the son acted out of instinct. reporter aislinn laing. >> he says there is no doubt that his son believes he was attacking the intruder. police dismissed the intruder theory from the start and arrested pistorius for premeditated murder. they took a 9 millimeter gun from the home and reportedly found a bloody bat inside whether it was used as a wrep is still unclear. billboards of south africa's golden boy are coming down all of his races have been cancelled, his agent says, so he can focus on his defense. at a church in pretoria, they prayed for reeva stien camp's family who will bury her on tuesday, and for oscar pistorius on suicide watch until his next court hearing that same day. kelly cobiella cbs news london. >> jeff: president obama remains in south florida this weekend. and today he played a round of golf with the biggest name in the sport tiger woods. woods who traditionally
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avoided politics played with mr. obama. u.s. trade representative ron kirk and democratic donor and golf course answerer jim crane. with the president on the course and a congress on a recess the clock is ticking for a deadline for automatic budget cuts. the cuts known as the sequestration would eliminate more than $85 billion in spending this year. half from defense half from domestic programs. the cuts take effect march 1st unless a compromise can be reached. bill plante joins us from washington with more on that bill, good evening. >> good evening, jeff. you know now that most of official washington does believe that those spending cuts are going to happen at the beginning of march politicians of both parties are putting more effort as fixing blame for the cuts than avoiding them. the new white house chief of staff said the president is dedicated to preventing the cuts but that republicans aren't cooperating. >> what our friends in the house have told us is that they will not even consider
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anything that includes-- increased revenues. not even closing loopholes for corporate jets closing loopholes for oil & gas companies. >> with everyone out of town there's no sense of urgency only fingerpointing. republicans say it's the president's fault. >> we are here because the president back in the last session of congress refused to cut spending in anyplace. and therefore we found up with the sequester. >> democrats blame the republicans. >> their arguments are untenable and don't meet the favor of hardly anyone other than themselves and the few lost special interests they're protecting. >> the long-term consequences of the spending cuts could be severe. at risk tens of thousands of federal government jobs from food safety inspectors to law enforcement agents. head start childhood education, small business loans and most trochingsal 46 billion dollars less in defense spending. >> we're going to begin to unravel the finest military in the history of the world at a time we need it most.
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>> the defense department cuts range from the furloughing of workers on fridays to reducing aircraft carrier groups in the persian gulf. >> put middle east in turmoil, and iran working to acquire nuclear weapons south carolina republican lindsay graham says this is the wrong time for cutbacks. >> i think we should in a bipartisan fashion stop sequestration before in the words of the secretary of defense t destroys the pentagon. >> now if there is any summer lining in this mess t is that the cuts would phase in gradually. but if the two party kos find agreement after a few weeks or even months, a lot of the damage could probably on undone. jeff? >> jeff: bill plante, thank you. thousands 6 environmental activists marched in washington today to protest plans for the keystone xl oil pipeline. if it gets government approval keystone would carry oil from canada to refineries in texas. the pipeline would create 20,000 jobs but opponents
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say that the environmental risk is too great. it is tax season and the ils is battling a rising tide of refund fraud cases caused by identity theft. a sweep last month netted 109 arrests and 189 indictments for a crime that could cost the country $21 billion over the next five years. seth doa ne has a case in point. >> reporter: in 2011 businessmen joe bianco waited patiently for a $10,000 tax refund. when he contacted the irs it said it had already been paid. >> somebody had filed with a forged w-2 from wal-mart claimed the refund got the refund, and using my name and social security number. >> in the past 12 months the irs confirmed $770,000 cases of refund fraud due to identity theft up from $2-- 250,000 cases the year before. thousands more are still under investigation. >> phony w-2 and social
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security number and you're in business. >> adam leffin is chairman of identity theft 911. the recovery service for victims. he says the crime wave is a result of a faster digital irs. >> unfortunately as that process has evolved security has become compromised. >> the irs has doubled the number of i.d. theft case workers to 3,000 in 2012. they crack down on 2400 cases involving phony tax preparers. as well as ode employee os with access to social security numbers including bank tellers hospital workers and even members of the armed services. >> what have you learned about this identity theft. >> it must be awfully easy. and that it's a lot like crossing a busy street. >> what dow mean? >> somebody's going to get hit. let's hope it's not you. >> bianco finally received his refund 90 days after he reported it missing. the irs says vigilance with
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personal info is key. but perhaps the agency's best advice is to file early before someone else files for you. >> seth doa ne cbs news new york. >> later the workplace safety video that went viral. sick pay at the workplace are. for millions of restaurant workers not usually on the menu. and the sport of wushu, is this what will replace wrestling at the summer olympics? my dentist said it was gonna help transform my mouth. [ male announcer ] go pro. for a clean that's up to four times better try these crest pro-health products together. [ sara ] i've been using crest pro-health. so feels different. [ male announcer ] crest pro-health protects not just some but all these areas dentists check most. my mouth feels healthier. it feels cleaner. i think my dentist is gonna see the difference. [ male announcer ] go pro with crest pro-health. i don't think i'll ever go back to another product. see. [ nyquil bottle ] hey tylenol, you know we're kinda like twins. [ tylenol bottle ] we are? yeah we both relieve
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office shooting. >> your survival may depend on whether or not you have a plan. >> reporter: the plan taught here is run hide or fight a phrase like the old fire safety tip. >> it came from the stop, drop and roll. it's something easily remembered by people. >> reporter: donough stormeski is the security chief. his office produced the six minute video last year before the mass shootings in aurora and newtown. it was the 2008 terrorist attack in mum buy india that got-- mumbai india that got him thinking about workplace preparedness. >> we all would i think by instinct run and maybe hide but you're also saying fight. >> if you have no other option you know it's very clear that the active shooters that we've seen recently you know, are not going to spare anybody. >> reporter: the instructions are details. don't take your stuff barricade doors silence your cell phone.
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>> the cell phone is something most people wouldn't think about, if you are in a room and you're being quiet and hiding, even that vibration makes a noyce enough for somebody to know you're in there. >> energy company worley parsons has nearly 4,000 employees in 8 houston offices. majors kimberlie trammell and john dunn lap gave the video to all workers. >> can you believe we're to the point where this is now part of employee training? >> it could happen to anyone any time. >> we try to provide training and awareness for some of the worst-case scenarios, bomb threats suspicious mail. because it's such an uncertain world. >> they learn encourage others to run but if they don't, keep moving. >> you can leave them behind. >> leave them behind, yes. >> you've got to protect yourself and get out. >> commit to taking the shooter down. >> as for fighting, the video shows use whatever you can grab. >> once he comes in there's no negotiation. >> store emsky says it doesn't show anyone firing a
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>> jeff: america is finally starting to recover from a miserable flu season. 31 states reported widespread case of flu last week, down from 38 states the week before. 64 children have died. part of the reason the illness spreads is that too often people who should stay home sick don't. as bill whitaker reports some of them just can't afford it. >> at the red hill restaurant in los angeles food preparation is hands-on. chef and owner jason. >> if someone comes to work sick they're going to make the people around them sick and i can't have that. >> so he does something unusual in the restaurant business.
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he offers paid sick days. >> and you give everyone sick believe. >> i do. >> many small businesses, many large businesses saying they just can't afford to do that. >> yeah, i think you can't afford not to. anything that's not healthy for the cooks is not healthy for the people that are eating here. that's the bottom line. >> a recent restaurant industry study found nine out of ten restaurant workers do not get paid sick days. >> tanya worked for olive garden for 20 years. she couldn't take time off to see a doctor about her painful wrist injury without losing pay. so she toughed it out. when it got so bad she couldn't hold a tray she says she was fired. >> i had to go to work in pain. because i needed the money. i was living off tips. >> in a statement olive garden's parent company darden restaurants told us the health and well-being of our guests and employees is our top priority. if an employee is ill and can't work we work with
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them to reschedule their shift so they can work the hours they expected to work. >> i've been a sick cook before. and i've brought it into work and felt miserable and done a terrible job. now that i'm if he ownership level i don't want to do that to people. >> bill wlit kerr cbs news los angeles. >> still ahead the martial art that is trying to wrestle its way into the olympic games with aches, fever and chills- the flu's a really big deal. so why treat it like it's a little cold? there's something that works differently than over-the-counter remedies. prescription tamiflu attacks the flu virus at its source. so don't wait. call your doctor right away. tamiflu is prescription medicine for treating the flu in adults and children one year and older whose flu symptoms started within the last two days. before taking tamiflu tell your doctor if you're pregnant, nursing. have serious health conditions, or take other medicines. if you develop an allergic reaction, a severe rash, or signs of unusual behavior
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>> danica patrick made history today becoming the first woman to ever win the pole position in a sprint cup race. and it's the biggest sprint cup race of all the daytona 500. patrick bested 37 other drivers with an average speed of just over 196 miles an hour. the daytona 500 is seven days away. the 2020 summer olympics are still more than 7 years off. but on one level the competition is already under way. the olympic committee announced last week that wrestling will lose its automatic spot in the games. so a new challengers are emerging including one that terrell brown looked into. >> in the early 1970s bruce
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lee movies kicked up a kung fu phenomenon around the globe and from traditional kung fu has come one of the world's fastest growing sports. wushu. competitors perform a series of routines with kick punches and jumps judged to the smallest detail. >> george vega has trained in wushu for 13 years. >> is it more of a fight or more of a performance? >> which one is the perfect balance, you want if to be performance and fight. >> china has been fighting to get its national sport in the olympics for more than a decade. and this year the international olympics committee will consider adding wushu to the summer games of 2020. al bender has been the master teacher at a kung fu academy for more than 30 years. he says wushu is like another high-flying olympic sport gymnastics. >> you watch gymnastics. you get that wow factor. am i going to get that when i watch wushu. >> are you absolutely going
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to get that wow factor. you may get more because there are weapons. and those weapons are moving very very fast. >> reporter: but in order for wushu to be in the olympics wrestling which dates back to the olympic of ancient greece might be out. could it be that wrestles has become borg? the ioc cited a report that showed low tv ratings fewer internet hits and shrinking global coverage. wrestling isn't quite down for the count. it can get back in the 2020 games but has to beat out six other sports including wushu. >> there are teams all over the world and they do come together for competition. i don't think it's really going to be stoppable. >> the ioc will decide who makes the cut in may, terrell brown, cbs news bloomfield, new jersey. >> jeff: that is the "cbs evening news" tonight. later on cbs "60 minutes." i'm jeff glor cbs news in new york. scott pelley will be here tomorrow. good night. captioning sponsored by cbs
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captioned by media access group at wgbh the idea here is to be reasonable and to get other reasonable people to think about climate change. thousands rally from coast to coast. what they are demanding the president to do as part of his environmental agenda. there are a lot of stupid people out in the bay. finding a cause on the bay. why people are saying it was a an accident waiting to happen. kpix5 news is next
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san francisco. rescued this is kpix5 news. good evening. we begin with breaking news in san francisco. firefighters have just rescued someone stranded on a cliff above baker beach. at least 3 people were stranded some 75 feet up the cliff. one was able to get down on their own. dozens of rescuers responded to help the hikers. there were no injuries. president barack obama is pitching a long list of environmental protections for his coming term, but for some people it is not enough. kpix-5 is on the nationwide protest with a singular demand, don? >> reporter: environmentalists here and across the country are focusing on one big project. of course it

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